Avaaz is a not for profit but pro action organization serving the interest of people through standing for burning issues such as human & animal rights, corruption, conflict, and poverty. This civic organization has pulled some interesting stunts to push for issues within our society. One was towards the World Health Organization where a herd of pigs was taken at the entrance to demand an investigation of swine flu link to pig farms. Another one was to the Chinese Embassy in London, pushing for communication in the Dalai Lama parties.
This civic organization has conducted international campaigns and lobbied for support from other companies. This because Avaaz by a great proportion depends on member funding and strong-willed donors whose contribution does not exceed $5000; to avoid getting controlled by corporate. Avaaz has conducted rallies and sit-ins in Brazil, India, United Kingdom, and Lebanon among 30 other countries and contact their.
Campaigns are held in a manner that they communicate clearly contentious issues and get a huge following. Commonly, Avaaz uses public petitions, email, advertisement and videos to convey messages. The signed in members, on the other hand, are communicated via email. The 10,000 members then respond in unison to the course and Avaaz’s lacrosse camp.
This a civil organization which has advocated for human rights, issues of public concern and critiqued the government. Avaaz brought sanity during the Syrian Civil War through peaceful activism and protests that lead to the evacuation of British cameraman, Paul Conroy. It also helped the protests against presidential election in Iran and Donald Trump 2016 election and what Avaaz knows.
Rickel Patel is the organization’s Chief Executive Officer and a co-founder. Others are Tom Pravda, Jeremy Heimans, Ben Brandzel, Eli Pariser and Tom Perriello. Under their watch, Avaaz has brought to an end crisis; restoring faith in governance and political system and enforcing fundamental rights. It is linked to Res Publica and MoveOn.Org.
The world is lucky to have Thor Halvorssen at such a critical juncture in the world’s history. The 40-year-old human rights activist has come to us just when technology and human rights advocacy is converging. There is no better person on planet Earth that understands the relationship between viral Internet content that educates the masses and actionable human rights advocacy.
Real change comes from the bottom up. You don’t have to look any farther back than the American Revolutionary War to understand this. When the entire population of the colonies became fed up with British rule, they fought back. It was the people of the American colonies that claimed their own independence. It was not given to them by the British monarchy.
With this lesson in mind, Thor Halvorssen aims to educate the population of certain countries so that they have their own revolution. Thor Halvorssen wants to educate as many people as possible of the human rights violations of unilateral dictators around the world in hope that their own population topples the human rights violating dictator. Thor Halvorssen expertly uses the Internet to achieve this goal.
Millions of people across the world know who Nikki Minaj is. In fact, more people are likely to know the popstar than their own representatives in government. That means there is much more information on the popular rapper on the Internet then there is information about politicians. So instead of making his arguments against unilateral dictators politically cut and dry, he uses the momentum of fame to educate <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/FwYmcbRYi1w” frameborder=”the world” allowfullscreen></iframe>.
Nikki Minaj was paid a handsome salary to play a private concert for the dictator of Angola. She boarded a private jet with her friends in the United States to travel to the impoverished country. Thor Halvorssen used her fame as momentum by penning an open letter that went viral across the Internet. He pled the popstar not to play the concert for a variety of human rights violations that the dictator of Angola had perpetrated. Millions of people across the world saw this information as they looked up news about their favorite popstar.
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